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Prognosis of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Prognosis of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Variable. 10-year risk of sudden death is about 20%. ...see also Overview of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

1-year survival rate for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: About 2 to 3 percent die each year because the heart suddenly stops beating. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Cardiomyopathy: NHLBI)

10-year survival rate for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Over 10 years, the risk of sudden death can be 20 percent or more. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Cardiomyopathy: NHLBI)

Complications:

Complications of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may include:

See also complications of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Prognosis of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Discussion

The course of the disease varies. Many patients remain stable; some improve; some worsen in symptoms and lead severely restricted lives. Patients may need drug treatment and careful medical supervision for the rest of their lives.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients also are at risk of sudden death. About 2 to 3 percent die each year because the heart suddenly stops beating. This cardiac arrest is brought on by an abnormal heartbeat. Over 10 years, the risk of sudden death can be 20 percent or more. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Cardiomyopathy: NHLBI)

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy usually refers to the likely outcome of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The prognosis of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may include the duration of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, chances of complications of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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